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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 452–478.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Stedelijk Museum . Paris: Editions des Deux Mondes. Skopec , David . 1996 . The Changing Media of Visual Statistics. In Encyclopedia and Utopia: The Life and Work of Otto Neurath (1892–1945) , edited by Elisabeth Nemeth and Friedrich Stadler. Dordrecht: Kluwer. “Seeing Is Believing” Otto...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (1): 155–192.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Amos Witztum The question of whether there is general equilibrium in Adam Smith lies at the heart of the battlefield between those who wish to see Smith as a precursor of modern economics and those who see in his writing an alternative system. In this article I will argue that it is possible...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 373–421.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Philippe Fontaine This article surveys histories of recent economics told mainly from the perspective of outsiders to the discipline. As we see, the work of historians of science, intellectual historians and sociologists who write on the history of recent economics prompts different questions...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2014
... institutions, economic policy proposals, and the unplanned, spontaneously arisen Lombard irrigation system, underlining the impediments to its application to Ireland. He sees intelligence as the key factor of production, since economic progress depends on knowledge, both codified and uncodified. His approach...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 88–113.
Published: 01 December 2008
...—and the historical relevance of the debates and the intellectual and factual work preceding and following those debates. This cross-analysis, which takes into account both sides of the question, that is, both the solid faith of people who see themselves as belonging to the cultural framework of Catholic moral...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 579–585.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Yann Giraud There are two main approaches to the use of textbooks in the history of recent economics. One approach consists in seeing textbooks as repositories of past knowledge and in using them as shortcuts to retrace changes in the discipline. Another perspective, favored by science studies...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 175–203.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Thomas A. Stapleford This article explores the recent history of the data revolution in economics, arguing that many of its features parallel the vision for statistical economics championed by Wesley Mitchell during the interwar period. Seeing the data revolution as kin to Mitchell’s hopes...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 529–546.
Published: 01 June 2022
... servant in the imperial administration, a writer, and an early nationalist fighting for Indian independence. Dutt encouraged traveling because, according to him, if Indians were to see and experience progress in Europe they could better understand modernity. Indian travel writing, unlike the European...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 975–990.
Published: 01 October 2022
... on the essential Scottishness of the text, seeing Glasgow as the indispensable intermediary between lowland Scotland's town-and-country dynamics and its insertion into global trading routes. However, Glasgow plays no explicit part in the way Smith chose to construct his arguments. This juxtaposition between...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 275–306.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Andrés Álvarez; Andrés M. Guiot-Isaac; Jimena Hurtado Lauchlin Currie and Albert O. Hirschman worked together as advisers to the National Planning Council in Colombia in the 1950s. Both had little experience in development economics when they arrived, and did not see eye to eye about...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2020
...; and third, to explore some of what I see as the main similarities and differences between engineering and economics. Economics and Engineering: A Foreword David Blockley Throughout history we humans have dreamed and purposefully and inge- niously turned new ideas, and new ways of doing things, into reality...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and their views of the nature of economic analysis to try to see some of the power of Taylor's distinction. The essay concludes by looking at recent work in behavioral economics as evidence that economists can consider broader criteria than utility maximization in examining economic behavior. Only if economics...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 287–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Joseph Persky The study of luck in moral and political philosophy has generated two camps: the ``luck egalitarians,'' who see justice as demanding aggressive efforts to reduce inequalities produced by luck broadly conceived, and the advocates of ``democratic equality,'' who emphasize traditional...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 27–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emmanuel Didier What does it mean for a small bunch of civil service statisticians to observe something as huge as the whole American agriculture? What are the eyes that can see this? We answer this question focusing on the actual practice of statistical observation at the beginning...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 174–198.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the 1950s. In this article, voluntary exchange is used as a vehicle to examine positions taken on the market failure engendered by public goods. What we see is that the discussion was less about the mechanics of voluntary exchange theory or solutions to public goods problems than it was about beliefs...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (4): 601–669.
Published: 01 August 2019
... is that HOPE has always been more pluralistic than current members of the profession, who often see the journal as a stronghold for the historical reconstruction method, seem to acknowledge: while some individuals or groups of individuals have suggested bolder inflections for the field over the years...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 351–357.
Published: 01 September 1987
... substantially upon the work Correspondence may be addressed to the author, Dept. of Economics, University of North Carolina at Asheville, One University Heights, Asheville NC 28804-3299. 1. Paul Samuelson, Foundations of economic analysis (Cambridge, Mass., 1947), 4. 2. See ibid. 5 and 22-23...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 327–342.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Index Africa, 81 82, 95 Ambrosio, Chiara, 222 African economic quantification, American Statistical Association 81 82. See also Mauritanian (ASA), 193 94 economic quantification analogical reasoning, 116 agricultural economics. See also anchoring...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 317–330.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Index AALL. See American Association opening scene, 200–201 for Labor Legislation reviews of, 196 (AALL) sales of, 214 Acworth, William Mitchell, 60 subject...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 313–329.
Published: 01 January 1997
..., adiabatic method, 85 259-63 Adler, Mortimer, 244, 245 economists’ attention to, 255, aggregate excess demand, 8, 269, 280 265-66, 266n3 See also SMD theory full-cost pricing controversy, 8, aggregation...